On DVD This Week: Midnight Special, The Brothers Grimsby, and More

by | June 20, 2016 | Comments

This week on DVD and Blu-ray, we’ve got an Oscar nominee, a sci-fi drama, an action comedy, and Terrence Malick’s latest film, among others. Read on for all the details.

Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) 96%

This Certified Fresh drama from Colombia about two European scientists who venture into the Amazon jungle 20 years apart earned an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. Information on special features is currently unavailable.

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Midnight Special (2016) 83%

Jeff Nichols’ (Take Shelter, Mud) Certified Fresh sci-fi drama stars Michael Shannon and Kirsten Dunst in a story about a man trying to protect his supernaturally gifted son from both a cult and the federal government. Bonus features include a look at Nichols’ inspiration for the film and individual profiles of the major characters.

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The Wave (Bolgen) (2016) 83%

This Certified Fresh Norwegian thriller centers on a fjord collapse and the subsequent danger it poses to a sleepy tourist town. Extras include a look behind the scenes, visual effects featurettes, and an interview with director Roar Uthaug.

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Knight of Cups (2016) 47%

Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett star in Terrence Malick‘s moody drama about a beleaguered Hollywood screenwriter navigating his way through several complicated relationships. No information on special features is currently available.

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The Brothers Grimsby (2016) 38%

Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Strong star in this action comedy about a dimwitted Englishman who sets out to reunite with his long-lost brother, only to discover he’s a lethal spy on the run. Bonus features include a making-of featurette, bloopers and outtakes, deleted and extended scenes, and a breakdown of one of the comedy setpieces.

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) 28%

Nia Vardalos reprises her role in this sequel to the 2002 comedy hit as Toula Portokalos, who discovers her parents were never officially married and organizes a bigger, fatter, Greeker wedding for them. Extras include a making-of doc, a gag reel, and more.

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Fantastic Planet (1973) 90%

Lastly, from the Criterion Collection, we have René Laloux’s classic animated sci-fi adventure about a group of humans on a distant planet who rebel against the giants who have enslaved them. Special features include two of Laloux’s early short films, a 2009 documentary on Laloux, a 1973 interview, and more.

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